Monday, May 31, 2021

We Have Been Enjoying Our Weekends


Our Peonies are blooming. They are loving all of this rain. After a few days of rain, we are firing up the grill. Salmon. Steaks. For us. For our furry kids. Homemade macaroni and cheese. Homemade bread. Homemade brownies. Homemade berry ice cream. A garden salad. A fruit salad. 

Sunday, May 23, 2021

It's Too Early For Air Conditioners, But...


When I think back to a year ago, many things flood my brain. The first Spring in the house we bought that February. The COVID-19 pandemic. Our state shutting down. Making mask bands instead of items to sell. Empty grocery store shelves. Killer bees. Riots. The news being something I tried to avoid. I also remember the weather.

Wednesday, May 19, 2021

We Are Not Meant To Know All Of The Answers


One day last week, Lisa was getting ready for work. She swung her work dinner cooler bag over her shoulder. Grabbed her huge travel mug of iced coffee. The kids and I walked her to the entryway. Lisa handed me her iced coffee to hold while she put on her work shoes and tied them. Neither one of us was expecting the loud knock on the side door. 

Sunday, May 16, 2021

I Am Here. Working. But, It Has Not Been From My Desk...


Before I get into the bulk of this blog column, I'm going to take ownership of something. Inhale. Exhale. Okay, here it is. I have completely slacked on writing daily blog columns last month and especially this month. The guilt is setting in. However. There is a reason for this. 

Friday, May 7, 2021

We Have Been In Full Swing With Projects And More Projects


I haven't published a blog column in a while. I should be weighed down with guilt. But. I'm not. We have spent the past couple of weeks working on a multitude of projects.